Morning Edition Interviews

Update on POW activities

Jon Bolling, Craig City Administrator and chair of the Prince of Wales Community Advisory Council (POWCAC) speaks about ongoing projects and issues facing Prince of Wales Island.  POWCAC met, and will continue to meet with delegates from Ketchikan to discuss issues of mutual concern, such as the IFA and school funding.  POWupdate

Recent News

Ketchikan tobacco tax to go before voters

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The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a first reading of a tobacco tax Monday, but also agreed to set it in front of voters, and to dedicate at least half the net revenue for smoking cessation programs. more

Construction to start at B.C.’s Brucejack Mine

The Brucejack mine site is shown in this 2013 photo. British Columbia officials recently issued an environmental certificate that's an important part of the permitting process. (Courtesy Pretivm Resources)
Construction of another mine near a river that flows into Alaska could start this month. But the Brucejack project is sparking fewer concerns on this side of the border. more